We have begun our 2019 science fair season. Many Humble ISD elementary schools have fairs and participate in our judging exchange. Judges do not have to be scientists or engineers (this is only fifth-grade science). You just need an interest in helping our students experience science and scientific inquiry. Training is provided at each fair.

We need judges. In the past we needed 25 judges per fair and often fell short. We have a new option for the students this year: In addition to scientific exploration through traditional science projects, they may do scientific investigations. This means we will do two fairs at the same time and need more judges. If you are interested in finding out more and participating, please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Also, be sure to come check out the celestial wonders at the observatory on the first Friday each month, sunset to 10 p.m.:humbleisd.net/observatory.

Aaron Clevenson
Author: Aaron ClevensonEmail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
I am the observatory director at the Insperity Observatory in Humble ISD. I am also an adjunct astronomy professor at Lone Star College-Montgomery where I teach solar system astronomy and stars and galaxies astronomy. I am the author of the astronomy textbook, “Astronomy for Mere Mortals.” I am a past president of the North Houston Astronomy Club, and was the chair of Astronomy Day in Southeast Texas in 2015 and 2016. He is an observing program director with The Astronomical League, coordinates their Master Observer Progression Awards, and has authored six of their observing programs.

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